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NCLEX Nutrition

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. What foods are good if patient. is vitamin A defecient and/or suffer from night blindness or xeropthalmia?






2. What color vegetables are to be consumed more of?






3. What is RDA of protein?






4. What foods are needed for pellegra - dermatitis - diarrhea - and dementia?






5. Where can you get more vitamin D?






6. Sources of fats






7. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?






8. What type of people need extra protein?






9. The higher the BMR a client has --






10. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease






11. What water soluble vitamins are easily excreted from body?






12. Food freqency questionnaire is used over this time period to track nutrients not consumed daily






13. If patient. is deficient with this vitamin - what foods will help scurvy or bleeding gums?






14. What type of fat is to kept to an all time low for consumption?






15. What function is vitamin A?






16. What are healthy sources of fats?






17. What foods have high quality protein?






18. Insufficient intake of carbohydrate results in these two nutrients being used as energy






19. What foods are needed for this deficiency of nutritional anemia - or neural tube defects?






20. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






21. This tool assesses each body system for nutrent excess or deficiency






22. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






23. If a patient. was riboflavin B2 deficient what foods are good sources of B2?






24. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






25. What is normal albumin levels?






26. How much vegetables are to be eaten per day?






27. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this






28. How many calories/gram is protein?






29. What milk products are avoided in the pyramid and not a good supply of calcium?






30. How much milk is to be consumed per day?






31. What does DASH stand for?






32. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?






33. What blood levels are checked for decrease in iron?






34. What function is vitamin D?






35. If protein stores become depleted which can neagatively affect immune system of which lab value






36. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram






37. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






38. If fat intake is insufficient then expect these medical problems






39. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?






40. If patient. has beriberi - or wernicke korsakoff syndrome what type of foods would be needed?






41. What foods are carbohydrates and provide energy?






42. What is the function of vitamin C?






43. What is the recording tool for all foods/beverages consumed in last 24 hours includes time - location - portion?






44. What clinical administration is used and checked by albumin - prealbumin - and transferrin and overall nutrtion?






45. Good overall indicator of nutritional status becaUse of long half life and maintain until malnutrtion occurs






46. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






47. These cannot be synthesized by body and must be obtained by diet






48. When does BMR increase?






49. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies






50. How much more calories are needed for lactation?